The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards Top 100 Auction goes live, Wahaca restaurant closures and Native Osea Island Essex

Friday Five: the week's top news stories

By BigHospitality

A round-up some of the main hospitality news stories from the past week, including The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards Top 100 Auction going live, Wahaca's restaurant closures and Native's move eastwards.

Today's Special online auction raises £225k for Hospitality Action and Action Against Hunger charities

Today's Special raises £225k

By James McAllister

An industry fundraiser spearheaded by Hawksmoor co-founder Huw Gott and Pho marketing director Libby Andrews has successfully raised more than £225,000.

The 20 chefs at this year's Who's Cooking Dinner event raised £330k for leukaemia chairt Leuka

Who's Cooking Dinner? chefs raise £330k for leukaemia charity

By Peter Ruddick

Tom Aikens, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Bruno Loubet and Jason Atherton were among 20 Michelin-starred chefs who raised £330k for leukaemia charity Leuka in this year's Who's Cooking Dinner? event at the Four Seasons, Park Lane.

The DJ booth is one of the Met Bar's items being auctioned on eBay

Iconic Met Bar auctions interiors on eBay

By Becky Paskin

London’s Met Bar, which is about to undergo a thorough refurbishment, is auctioning off its interiors on eBay to raise funds for charity.

50 Best meals to be auctioned for charity

50 Best meals to be auctioned for charity

By Emma Eversham

Winners of Mondays S. Pellegrino 50 Best Restaurant Awards put meals at their restaurants up for auction on ebay to raise money for Action Against Hunger

Chef auctions himself on eBay

Chef auctions himself on eBay

By Becky Paskin

The head chef of French restaurant Papillion has auctioned himself on eBay to cook Christmas lunch for the highest bidder


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